San Juan in El Zapillo

The article here on the La Voz de Almería has details about the celebration of San Juan in various parts of the province.

This takes place on Thursday night through to Friday morning (23-24June 2022).

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Will there be bonfires? This is how San Juan can be celebrated in the municipalities of Almería

After two years without a celebration due to covid, this 2022 the party returns to the beaches

The municipalities of the coast of Almería are already preparing the activities and celebrations that will take place on June 23 to celebrate the night of the eve of San Juan, in which the bonfires will be lit again in practically all the points of the coast after two years of restrictions As a result of the high numbers of covid-19 contagion, for which although access to the beaches was allowed, social and group activities were limited or prohibited.

Municipal sources have confirmed to Europa Press that the capital's coastline will recover this year the bonfires that in 2021 were prohibited along with barbecues through a municipal decree that also recalled, as in previous years, the impossibility of holding large bottles or camping by the sea .

The intention of the Almería City Council is to recover the tradition prior to 2019, in the sense that concerts and pyrotechnic shows are prepared while working on a specific security and cleaning plan for this day, prior to the local holiday.

in Adra

The Adra City Council has already announced its plans for the shortest night of the year in which it will deploy a special security, emergency and cleaning device early on Thursday, so that the official bonfire will be installed on the Playa de San Nicolás, where the City Council has prepared a musical show by Los Vinilos starting at 10:00 p.m. and a fireworks display starting at midnight, which will be followed by new concerts.

In Adra, bonfires will be allowed on almost all of its beaches, specifically, in El Carboncillo, Sirena Loca and La Caracola, which traditionally have a greater influx in this festival. On Census Beach, barbecues without fire in the sand will be allowed, but not bonfires, and on San Nicolás Beach, bonfires other than the municipal one will not be allowed, nor will the installation of barbecues or awnings.

El Ejido

The City Council of El Ejido has asked users not to use wood with sharp objects or spikes, not to light fires in unauthorized areas, not to leave them unattended, as well as to avoid the use of fuels and flammable liquids so that, once the party is over, the embers are extinguished and garbage collected. Likewise, they remember that this party is not an excuse for the burning of agricultural remains, which is "prohibited."

The wide coastline of El Ejido will have a police operation of 30 agents between 2:00 p.m. on the 23rd until 7:00 a.m. the next day, since a total of 40 lifeguards will watch over the safety of bathers, for whom the 13 sanitary modules will also be open.

Roquetas de Mar

The Roquetas de Mar City Council is also working on a specific plan for the night of San Juan, which will once again bring the traditional bonfires to its coast, although in the case of barbecues, their regulation and organization will take place from June 24 .


The mayor of Níjar, Esperanza Pérez, has issued a proclamation in which she recalls that although bonfires may be made, the burning of "all types of wood containing spikes, screws or any other dangerous element" is prohibited, since only Bonfires may be made on the land within the urban beaches of Níjar from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Thus, it is "totally forbidden to make bonfires to celebrate that night, anywhere else in the municipality."


For its part, the City Council of Carboneras will make free firewood collection points available to beach users starting at 8:00 p.m. on the 23rd at Playa del Lancón under El Galán, at Playa de Los Cocones- Boats in the speed bump, and on the beach of Las Marinicas in the access to the beach bar next to the Fishing Port.

Also, the Consistory coal will offer some recreational activities for bathers from 22:30 hours in speed bump, next to the beach, with various DJ concerts and a foam party.


A great free 'sardinada' is the proposal with which the Mojácar City Council wants to celebrate this festivity from 9:30 p.m. Children's entertainment with inflatable water games, jumping castle and music.

In addition, a children's bonfire is also planned at 10:00 p.m. with a brass band and a pyrotechnic show starting at 12:00 a.m. before the performance of the Modulated Frequency group. Music will also reach the Paseo Marítimo de San Juan de los Terreros in Pulpí with a concert by Henry Méndez, Paula Muñoz and Jessy Roma, among other artists, starting at 10:00 p.m.